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BCHF News

Haida Gwaii’s Sgaaway K’uuna (Edge of the Knife) film premieres at TIFF

The film — Sgaaway K'uuna (Edge of the Knife) — is premiered this week at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film is...

John MacFarlane — Documenting Nautical History

Since 1976, John MacFarlane of Qualicum Beach has documented Canada’s nautical history through the creation of The Nauticapedia Project — an online information portal featuring more...

Fall 2018 Issue of British Columbia History magazine now out

Members will be receiving their copy of British Columbia History magazine soon. If you are not yet a member you can purchase a copy...

Heritage BC Announces 2018 Watch List

Heritage BC has released the first provincial heritage Watch List to draw attention to a range of at-risk places that are significant to the...

Nlaka’pamux Basket-Making marked as event of national historic significance in Lytton, BC

Timothy Christian, British Columbia Member of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada together with Parks Canada and members of the Nlaka’pamux Nation...

Step Up For History Campaign: Tell Us What’s Up

Demolition of heritage buildings. Poor funding for local museums. Councils not living up to their own heritage bylaws. It’s time to Step Up For History in...
Valley Voices with Mark Forsythe

Canyon War of 1858 on Valley Voices

Valley Voices is a radio program that highlights stories of local history from BC's Fraser Valley. On September’s edition of Valley Voices: historian Daniel Marshall reveals...

British Columbia History Fall 2018 issue: Legacies

The fall 2018 issue of British Columbia History takes a look at legacies -- of words, images and planning. Issue 51.3 will hit retail outlets, our online...

Kids Celebrate! exhibit visits the Nanaimo Museum

The Nanaimo Museum’s fall feature exhibit, Kids Celebrate!, invites children ages 5 to 12 to learn about the many celebrations that are practiced in their...
News Stories

BC Archives collection taps in to Canadian pioneers prior to 1892

Attention genealogists! The Royal BC Museum/BC Archives has published a searchable collection of over 10,000 application forms for pioneer medallions presented to BC residents...